Writing Competition Prize & Venie Holmgren Poetry Prize announcements

August 22 @ 5:45 pm - 6:30 pm

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Venie Holmgren Environmental Poetry prize award & reading of the winning poem.

Competition can be found here:


“The Stranger” Writing Competition Winner to be announced.

Competition can be found here:


And closing of the festival. Share a drink, a story and relax by the metaphorical fire.

Wine, Cocktails, Poetry and Farewell Join us for a drink and de-brief.

Book in advance as seating is limited.

Due to possible restrictions, you must book in advance for this event.


Price: Free

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we are only releasing 50% of tickets now.

If those restrictions are lifted, we will release the remaining tickets 2 weeks before the festival.

So please don’t wait! If you want to attend, please book early. Thank you!



Daylesford Town Hall
76 Vincent St. Daylesford,
Victoria 3460 Australia



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Words in Winter is an annual literary and arts festival held in August each year in the Hepburn Shire and surrounding districts.